Dr. Lav Kapadia, MD

Dr. Lav Kapadia, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 47
Dr. Lav Kapadia, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Plano, TX and has been practicing for 18 years. He graduated from University Of Missouri--Kansas City School Of Medicine in 1994 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat.Read his story

4716 Alliance Blvd Ste 260

Plano, TX 75093

Contact Information

(972) 731-7654

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna-HealthSpring
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Galaxy Health Network
  • HealthSmart
  • Humana
  • 7 More

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more than 99% of peers
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more than 96% of peers
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more than 96% of peers

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Dr. Kapadia's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Kapadia "Dr. Kapadia has been in practice since graduating from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center since 2000. He often gets referrals from existing patients as well as physicians, to provide care for their friends or family. He has been chosen as a Top Doc by D Magazine, as well as a Super Doc by Texas Monthly. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time traveling and with family."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Kapadia "As a  specialist, I like to give patients options (including NON surgical). Of course, they come to me for an opinion. I view my role  as a healer but also as an educator. We hope to partner with patients to optimize their health."

1  Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat

1  Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

89  Conditions Treated

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50  Procedures

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Adenoidectomy
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Balloon Sinuplasty
  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • Endoscopic Sinus Surgery
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Excision of Facial Bone
  • Excision of Neck Mass
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Excision or Destruction of Dentoalveolar Lesion or Tumor
  • Excision or Destruction of Palate or Uvula Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Pharynx Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
  • Glossectomy
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Laryngoscopy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Myringotomy
  • Nasal Airway Surgery
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Nasal Surgery
  • Paracentesis
  • Parathyroid Surgery
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Perforated Eardrum Repair (Tympanoplasty)
  • Posterior Nasal Pack
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sleep Apnea Surgery
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Thyroid Biopsy
  • Thyroid Fine Needle Aspiration Biopsy
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroid Surgery
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Turbinate Reduction
  • Uvulectomy
  • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction
  • Wound Repair
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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • University Of Missouri / Kansas City Campus
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1994
  • University Of Missouri--Kansas City School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1994
  • University Of Texas Southwestern Medical Center At Dallas
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2000
  • University Tex Sw Mc
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2000

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Texas Super Docs, 2005
Media & Publications

Dr. Kapadia has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Gujarati

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kapadia's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kapadia to family and friends
74 total reviews (41 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (74)

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Dr. Kapadia's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes
Dr. Kapadia Says:

While most patients are very pleased with their care and service, it's not always possible to "click" with everyone.  I do encourage those that have concerns to let me know what I can do to improve their experience.  At the same time, I think it's vital that patients understand that my role is foremost to provide medical expertise, not to always tell them "what they want to hear."  


Patient Comments (41)

I was so deeply disappointed in Dr. Kapdia. While he boasts himself to be an intelligent surgeon, he was deeply off-putting, unprofessional and just plain rude during the consultation. He was flippant about anesthesia and the procedure itself, including the associated risks. I would not recommend...more
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excellent, explains everything to my wife and lets me translated for her
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Dr. Kapadia has a great “bedside” manner, very kind and personable. He explains and writes down everything. Doesn’t make you feel rushed and even took time to visit just a moment, making me feel like I mattered and he cared. Would highly recommend him.
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he did my sons surgery and was so easy to work with ...he is the best
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I'm glad that he did well!

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Dr. Kapadia handled our son's Tonsillectomy and Adenoidectomy. Our son was totally paranoid about doctors in general, but Dr. Kapadia was one of the most wonderful doctors we have come across in the past year, after going to several ENT specialists for my son, across states due to our moving. He...more
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Thanks for the nice comments!

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